Amazon is a fast paced, dynamic, high-tech company based in Seattle. Amazon's finance team is searching for bar-raising financial accounting professionals who consistently exceed expectations, who thrive in a challenging workplace, and who can actively contribute to our talented team.
The global accounting organization supports our financial reporting, internal control, intercompany, and transfer pricing activities and also supports new business launches globally for Amazon in the consumer products, digital initiatives, merchant, operations, logistics, payments, and cloud computing lines of business.
We are currently seeking an Accounting Manager to focus on financial reporting, monthly analytics, business wide projects, and compliance in Mexico.
This position will be primarily responsible for Mexico country financial reporting (electronic accounting and preparing financial reports) as well as support compliance matters (internal and external audits).
This position will be based in Mexico City and report to Amazon Accounting in Seattle, Washington, USA. Job responsibilities will include :
Responsible for monthly, annual and ad-hoc electronic reporting per Mexican regulations
Preparing various financial reports in support of Mexican tax filings
Gathering and preparing documents in support of internal and external audits
Researching and concluding on impact of new Mexican financial reporting laws
Responsible for US GAAP to Mexican GAAP accounting adjustments
Supporting the launching of new products and businesses in Mexico
BA / BS required
7+ years of relevant accounting experience
The ability to manage cross functional projects, understanding of financial systems, and the ability to research technical accounting issues
The ability to influence across the company
Interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to read, write, and speak English and Spanish fluently
Experience with Excel / Oracle / Hyperion
3+ years of Mexican financial and tax reporting experience
Accounting experience with one or more Fortune 500 companies or Big 4 accounting firm
Aptitude for leading teams; influencing and galvanizing others to follow you toward a solution
Experience working in a fast paced environment similar to a high tech start-up
Experience with translating accounting conclusions into operational processes
A demonstrated history of solving multiple and complex operation and accounting challenges
Excellent analytical skills
Desire to exceed expectations and drive positive change in the organization
CPA or equivalent certification